Famous Deaths for 23rd May 2021

1304 – Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer
1895 – Franz E. Neumann, German mineralogist, mathematician and physicist, dies at 96
1920 – Svetozar Boroević, Austro-Hungarian field marshal, dies at 63
1937 – John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, dies at 97
1938 – Philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70
1952 – Georg Alfred Schumann, German composer, dies at 85
1975 – Jackie “Moms” Mabley, comedienne (Amazing Grace), dies at 81
1981 – David Lewis, Canadian labour lawyer and politician (b. 1909)
1996 – Rob Hall, New Zealand high altitude climber, dies of exposure on Mount Everest at 35
2015 – Anne Meara, American comedian and actress (Stiller and Meara, Archie’s Place, The Other Woman), mother of Ben Stiller, dies at 85

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